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Old 05-24-2020, 04:57 PM
 
Location: Vallejo
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Almost all after-purchase extended warranties are a huge profit center for the retailer/manufacturer, and most consumer advocates advise against the purchase of them. They are available for practically everything! From automobiles to kitchen appliances to computers. Doesn't some credit card companies double the basic manufacturer's warranty?
I bought it on the second Surface Book but that's because the first one had battery swelling around 18 months which popped the screen out. I really like the Surface Book but yeah, it's overpriced and at least with the first generation pretty crappy. Second generation has been much more solid, no problems so I wasted $300... on a $3,000 laptop though, worth it. Stupid to spend that much on a laptop but we've all got our vices.
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